Mary Civitello, 91, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23rd, 2023, at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford. She was the beloved wife of the late John E. Civitello. Mary was born in New Haven on July 18th, 1932, and was the daughter of the late Giacomo and Paola Bruno Simone. She worked as a Processer for Aetna Life & Casualty for 32 years until her retirement. Mary enjoyed bocci, bowling, crocheting, and cards, and was a parishioner of St. Barnabas Church, North Haven. She was the sister of Annette Pantera and the late Rose Smith, Cosmina D’Andrea, Saverio, Leo and Vito Simone. She was the aunt of Diane Robillard (Paul), Dr. Ronald D’Andrea (Maura), Donna Heins, Ronald Heins, Robert Pantera (Deborah), Russell Smith (Melissa), Michelle Dorey, Lisa DeBiasi (Joseph), Susan Farquar, and Laura, Deborah, and Scott Simone. She is also survived by many great and great-great nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her niece, Jacqueline Heins and nephews, John, Bruce, and Dennis Simone, and Marc Robillard.

The visiting hours will be Saturday morning, Dec. 30th from 10:00 to 11:30 at The Havens Family North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish at St. Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Avenue, North Haven at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow in Orange Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929